Laser Tattoo Removal
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Laser Tattoo Removal
Ink isn’t forever.
Is it time for a change?
Do you want to remove or lighten a tattoo?
Dermacare Hampton Roads specializes in laser tattoo removal. We can fully remove tattoos or lighten them for easy coverup.
LASER TATTOO REMOVAL TREATMENT
Laser tattoo removal or lightening is a process. Our state of the art Quanta Discovery Pico+ laser breaks up the ink particles in your skin and then your body has to flush them out.
Here is a typical progression of a laser tattoo removal treatment.
Real Patients, Real Results
Wondering what to expect? Every tattoo removal is different, which is why scheduling a consultation is so important.
Here are some full treatment results achieved by actual patients that show the power of Discovery Pico+
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LASER TATTOO REMOVAL AT DERMACARE
Our team of experts includes medical professionals with extensive laser training. We have safely practiced laser tattoo removal for over a decade. We are proud to introduce this most comprehensive tattoo removal laser to Hampton Roads.
The Quanta Discovery Pico+ laser system has 3 true laser cores with the best wavelengths for tattoo removal (1064nm, 694nm & 532nm) firing in both Q-Switch mode and Pico Second mode to safely remove all colors on people of all skin types.
Note: Laser Tattoo Removal Results may vary.
Frequently Asked Questions About Laser Tattoo Removal
How does Laser Tattoo Removal work?
Dermacare’s Quanta Discovery Pico+ laser removes ink by generating a variety of light wavelengths that target different ink colors. The light passes into the skin and is absorbed by the ink, causing it to break into tiny particles, which can then be removed by the body’s natural filtering systems.
What types of tattoos can be removed with laser tattoo removal?
Professional, amateur (homemade), traumatic and surgical tattoos. We can also do tattoo shading, lightening & cover-ups.
How long does the treatment take?
Professional tattoos: 6-12 treatments
Amateur tattoos: 4-5 treatments
Tattoo shading, lightening & cover-ups: varies, call for free consult
The number of treatments, usually spaced 6-8 weeks apart, depends on the amount and type of ink used, and the depth of the ink in the skin.
Is laser tattoo removal painful?
Patients report a sensation similar to the snap of a small rubber band. Most patients don’t require local anesthesia, however we provide anesthetic numbing creams if needed.
What are typical results?
Following a series of treatments, the tattoos appearance may fade more than 95 percent, often erasing it completely. Results vary depending on the type of ink used and the depth of its application.
How do different colors in tattoos react to treatment?
Dark blue, black and red inks react most favorably to laser tattoo removal as do oranges and purples. Green, light blue and yellow inks are the most difficult to remove, additional treatments may be needed to produce significant fading.
Are there any side effects?
The system provides maximum tattoo removal while leaving the surrounding skin unharmed. Occasionally, pinpoint bleeding may be associated with the treatment.
How experienced is your staff?
Our nurses have over 15 years of combined experience in Laser Tattoo Removal!
Do you offer financing on laser tattoo removal?
Dermacare Supports Military, Law Enforcement & First Responders with a 10% discount on Laser Tattoo Removal & Interest Free Financing for 6 or 12 months*.
* Financing through Care Credit & GreenSky
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